Reuters

EU leaders keep up pressure on May to take Brexit deal

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

May’s European Union peers rammed home their message on her plea for them to ease up on a “backstop” plan dealing with the border between the British province of Northern Ireland and EU member state Ireland.

Oil and gas company SDX Energy confirms talks with BP to buy assets in Egypt

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

London-listed SDX said the acquisition would constitute a reverse takeover.

Presidents of the two Koreas cap summit with trek up Mount Paektu

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

Moon is known for his love of mountain climbing and has trekked in the Himalayas at least twice.

Egypt to sell around $5B in foreign currency bonds in coming months

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

“We are going to sell bonds in the coming months in the market. It could be $5 billion plus or minus,” Finance Minister Mohamed Maait told reporters.

Gulf Arab states should be party to proposed Iran treaty talks: UAE official

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

Iran has rejected U.S. attempts to hold high-level talks since President Donald Trump tore up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers earlier this year.

Oil rises on U.S. crude stock draw, supply concerns

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil exports come into force on Nov. 4 and many buyers have already scaled back Iranian purchases.

Dollar stuck near seven-week low as trade war worries fade

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

Traders also noted that U.S. macro economic data has remained strong so far despite trade disputes since early this year.

Facebook must comply with EU consumer rules by end-2018 or face sanctions: EU

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

European Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova also said on Thursday that Airbnb had made the necessary changes after being told to do so three months ago.